Ja in allen Staaten: Kayangel, Ngarchelong, Ngaraard, Ngiwal, Melekeok, Ngchesar,
Airai, Aimeliik, Ngatpang, Ngaremlengui, Ngardmau, Koror, Peleliu, Angaur,
Constitutional Proposal No. 2-268. CCD1
A CONSTITUTIONAL PROPOSAL
To amend Article III of the Constitution.
RESOLVED, that the following be agreed upon as part of the Palau Constitution.
Section 1. Amendment. The amendment adopted on November 4, 2004 through the
Popular Initiative to Amend the Constitution of the Republic of Palau "Allowing
Palauans Multiple Citizenship" is hereby amended to read as follows:
"A person born of parents, one or both of whom are
of recognized Palauan ancestry, is a citizen of Palau, by birth.
United States Citizenship shall
not affect a person's Palauan citizenship, nor shall a person of recognized
Palauan ancestry be required to renounce United States Citizenship to become a
naturalized citizen of Palau. Persons of recognized Palauan ancestry who are
citizens of other foreign nations may retain their Palauan citizenship or
become naturalized Palauan citizens as provided by law. Palauan citizens may
renounce their Palauan citizenship. Renouncements made prior to the effective
date of this amendment are not affected by this Amendment."
Section 2. Repealer. Article III, Sections 2 and 3 are hereby repealed.